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Family Day Events Lined up for Sept. 12

 

Wayne State College’s student activities board and the Student Life office are sponsoring Family Day on Sept. 12. Families of Wayne State students are invited to spend the day at the college to learn more about their son or daughter’s “home away from home.”

 

The day’s activities will include open houses at all of the academic buildings and residence halls, a special tour of the college’s Fred G. Dale Planetarium, brunch and a tailgate party before the Wildcats vs. St. Cloud State College football game. Siblings can stay overnight with students on either Sept. 11 or 12, with special activities planned throughout the day for kids.

 

Schedule:

 

Sept. 12: 9 -11:15 a.m. Hospitality - Student Center Atrium
Guests may pick up a campus map and information about the day’s activities and the College.

 

9 a.m. - Noon
Open House - Academic Buildings & Residence Halls 

 

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wayne State Bookstore open all day

 

9:30 and 10:30 a.m.
Fred G. Dale Planetarium - Carhart Science
Special tour of the planetarium and a showing of the night sky

 

10 a.m. - Noon
Campus Tour of Rooms - Residence Halls
The Office of Residence Life invites you to take a tour of the best-decorated residence hall rooms on campus. The winning rooms will be on display from 10 a.m. to noon. 

 

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Family Day Brunch - Student Center Cafeteria
 
Noon - 1 p.m.
Tailgate Party
Join other Wildcat fans in the south end zone  (Recreation Center if weather is inclement). $5 per person.

 

1 p.m.
Football Game - WSC vs St. Cloud State
Enjoy collegiate football and be entertained by the Wildcat Marching Band, Flag Corps and Yell Squad. Tickets are available at the stadium. General Admission $8; $10 Reserved; and Children $3.

 

Roving Entertainment - featuring Dave Evans
Dave Evans is a balloon artist and a magician. One of the fastest balloon artists, Dave creates some of the world's hippest balloons and also performs a roving magic show. Dave will be roaming the Wayne State campus in a lime green zoot suit while entertaining all ages.

 

Little Siblings Weekend
The Office of Residence Life (402-375-7318) invites younger siblings to spend the night or the weekend on campus with their older brother or sister. A variety of age-appropriate activities will be sponsored throughout the weekend (WSC recreation facilities, movies, games, crafts, etc.) for the student and younger siblings(s) to enjoy.  Siblings will be able to stay overnight on Friday and/or Saturday (Sept. 11 & 12) in their older brother's or sister's residence hall room. WSC students will be responsible for hosting and supervising their sibling(s). Wayne State students should see their Resident Assistant (RA) for more information and to sign up for Little Siblings Weekend. The Rec Center will be open until 9 p.m. Friday.

 

For information: 402-375-7213

 

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